How to remove the mgrs virus

Most antivirus programs identify mgrs.exe as malware—such as Symantec identifies it as Downloader, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Alphabet.gen.

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Mgrs.exe file information

The process does not contain any company information.

Description: Mgrs.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file mgrs.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 11,776 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. Mgrs.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The mgrs.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 81% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: You should check the mgrs.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

I know it's bad but not how to get rid of it
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  keith brown   (further information)
it appeared in the process list after accessing a site with dangerous warings from Pc-cillin Internet security
  Dan Howes  
  Timse   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of mgrs.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. One user suspects danger. 3 users think mgrs.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving mgrs issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active mgrs process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the mgrs.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

Other processes

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